Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Sociology of Sport
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 010672

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 06/06/2022

Salary : Grade H/I (£34,304 - £50,296 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Team: Sports Science

School / Directorate : School of Science & Technology

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport

Lecturer Salary from £34,304 p.a 
Senior Lecturer Salary from £39,739 p.a 

The level of appointment would be determined by the selection panel following an interview. 

Clifton Campus

Additional Information: full-time 37 hours per week, 12 month fixed-term research fellowship cover post

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated around the world, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations and harnessing the talents of all our people.

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become ‘the university of the future’ — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops. This is your career, reimagined.

If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average 

We are seeking to appoint a 12-month fixed-term Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport. You will deliver undergraduate modules, supervise undergraduate projects and contribute to the employability potential of our students.  An ability to teach and lead the level 5 module ‘Sociology of Sport, Health and the Body’ would be an advantage, but there is flexibility.

You will be a great communicator and team player, making a significant contribution to the Department’s learning and teaching, research and practice and academic enterprise in Sociology of Sport. You should hold or be in the latter stages of a postgraduate degree, ideally a PhD. The post-holder will be joining sport and exercise scientists and social scientists in the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) research group.  

Background information on the Department of Sport Science.

Nottingham Trent University has a long and established history for delivering sport related courses.  The Department of Sport Science currently comprises ~55 academic staff, ~45 PhD students and large undergraduate and MRes cohorts.  Recent investment into the Department has enhanced our physical resources, research environment and the student learning experience. We offer a friendly, supportive environment of excellence and invite you to join us. 

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof Angus Hunter, Head of Department of Sports Science, via email angus.hunter@ntu.ac.uk or Dr Graham Sharpe, Deputy Head of Department of Sports Science, via email graham.sharpe@ntu.ac.uk. If you would like to know more about the ‘Sociology of Sport, Health and the Body’ module please contact Dr Gavin Weedon via email gavin.weedon@ntu.ac.uk

​​​​​​​Interview Date: 24th June 2022

Closing date: 6th June 2022​​​​​​​

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further? www.ntu.ac.uk

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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